Essex County Juvenile Detention Center, NJ Inmate Search, Visitation Hours

Updated on: May 26, 2020
Essex County Juvenile Detention Center

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Built-in 2003, the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center is a medium-security detention center located in Newark, New Jersey. The Essex County Juvenile Detention Center’s mission is to keep the public safe through custody and control of inmates while maintaining a safe, humane, and secure environment for inmates, staff, and the community.

Essex County Juvenile Detention Center provides its inmates basic services including meals, medical and mental health care, clothing and linens, laundry, visitation, mail and telephone privileges, recreation, religious programs, and access to courts and attorneys.

Essex County Juvenile Detention Center operations are overseen by Jail Captain. The other roles at this facility include four Sergeants, 22 full-time jailers, and five part-time jailers.

Essex County Juvenile Detention Center - General Information

  • Facility Name

    Essex County Juvenile Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    80 Duryea Street, Newark, NJ, 07103

  • Phone

    973-497-4720

  • City

    Newark

  • Postal Code

    7103

  • State

    New Jersey

  • Country

    Essex County

  • Official Website

    Website

  • Facility Name

    Essex County Juvenile Detention Center

  • Facility Type

    County Jail

  • Address

    80 Duryea Street, Newark, NJ, 07103

  • Phone

    973-497-4720

  • Country

    Essex County

Essex County Sheriffs Office

  • Address

    50 West Market Street, Newark, New Jersey, 07102

  • Phone

    973-621-4111

  • Fax

    973-621-4066

  • Website

    website

Nationwide Inmate Records Online Check

Jail records, court & arrest records, mugshots and even judicial reports.

If you are looking for an inmate who is serving time at Essex County Juvenile Detention Center, search for him or her on this link which is provided by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department. When you find the inmate you are looking for, click on his or her name, and you will see the information you are looking for.

Send a Mail/Package

Inmates at Essex County Juvenile Detention Center may receive only metered, unstamped, plain white postcards no larger than 4" x 6" as mail. Writing must be in pencil or blue or black ink. Any other mail will be returned to the sender.

Inmate mail can be addressed as follows:

Inmate Name
C/O Essex County Juvenile Detention Center
80 Duryea Street, Newark, NJ, 07103

Photos may be sent to inmates, but they will be checked to make sure they do not contain nudity, violence, or are gang-related. Hand-drawn pictures from children are allowed, but they must not contain with glitter, glue or tape.

Magazines and books are not allowed to be sent to inmates, with the exception of religious material.

Sending Money

You can send money to an inmate in Essex County Juvenile Detention Center via a money order. Make sure it is made out to the inmate and you can either drop it off at the jail or send it through the mail. Money can also be deposited to the inmate’s account in person with either cash or a credit card by the use of the kiosk located in the jail lobby. There is a fee of $2.50 per transaction.

Commissary

More than likely, inmates will apply money they receive to their commissary account. Commissary is a jail “store” that sells snacks, candy, playing cards, board games, hygiene products, and more.

Inmates at Essex County Juvenile Detention Center are given three meals a day, but they also are allowed to purchase snacks and drinks from the commissary if they have money available on their account.

Phone Calls

Inmates booked into the Essex County Juvenile Detention Center have access to payphones managed by Paytel Communications from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm. Inmates are not allowed to receive phone calls.

If you have problems receiving calls from the Jail, contact 973-497-4720.

Visitation Rules

Visitation at Essex County Juvenile Detention Center is Monday through Friday 9 AM-6 PM.

Visitors must be on the inmate’s requested visitation sheet and have a valid state-issued ID (minors excluded) or a valid United States Passport. Visits are held in a small room that has about five telephones, which inmates and visitors talk into and see each other through a glass window. All visitations are monitored by staff.

Here are some other things to remember:

  • No cell phones are allowed during the visit to Essex County Juvenile Detention Center.

  • No visitors can be added to the visitation the day of visitation.

  • You must schedule your visits 24 hours in advance.

  • Visitation is Monday through Sunday from 9 am to 8 pm.

  • Visits can also be set up by video.

VISITATION HOURS

  • Monday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Thursday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Friday
    7:30 AM to 9:00 PM
  • Saturday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM
  • Sunday
    7:30 Am to 2:30 PM

Directions

Refer the map below to find the driving directions.

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